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NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
in cities like dallas. heavy snow, ice, freezing rain and brutal winds lashed the central part of the country. the south bore the brunt of this brutal weather system. in dallas, and major southern cities, temperatures remain below freezing turning sleet and slush to hard ice, up to one inch on some roadways, making everyday drives treacherous trips. >> watch out, everybody, here it comes. >> i've only seen it worse like this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> reporter: hundreds of traffic accidents reported since friday causing extensive delays, closing i-35 several times up to ten hours. >> you try change lanes and you're going sideways. >> reporter: in ohio this public bus lost control and slams right into a parked car but sliding down the rest of the road sideways. across arkansas and texas, utility crews are scrambling to clear ice encrusted power lines, as more than 200,000 customers remain without power. airlines have canceled nearly 1,000 flights today, with more than half of those flying through dallas, stranding 4,000 people. one traveler recorded this cell
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
describing as a, quote, historic ice event. i heard his teeth chattering a bit. brian, live in new york city with more. how bad is it now? >> temperature is 32 in midtown new york, that's cold enough here. it feels colder than that. in some parts of the nation it's definitely below freezing. the winter storm wreaked havoc in and around areas of dallas, texas, little rock, arkansas, memphis, tennessee. it's bringing dangerous winter mix of rain, sleet, snow to cities on the east coast and mid-atlantic states. new york city, boston, baltimore, philadelphia, and washington, d.c. will be dealing with the storm throughout the day. going into monday morning, if dallas, texas, is any indication, this storm's major threat is ice. the winter storm or friday and saturday causing dangerous icy conditions in dallas leading to power outages, flight cancellations, traffic accidents and tree damage. ice up to four inches thick was reported on one interstate. at one point there was as many as left without power in frigid temperatures. that number wording to encore power and light there was down to about 40
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:30am PST
.c., baltimore, right up through i-95 north and west of all of the big cities still below freezing. still a light freezing drizzle out there so there's going to be slippery especially the bridges and overpasses will be the worst. you'll be out there with the ice scraper trying to get the ice off. thankfully light. we won't see any more snow. the problem is even with the ice storm we had down in arkansas, temperatures aren't warming up around the country. i mean we're not melting any of this. look at this cold blast once again that goes from california all the way down to des moines heading to chicago and east coast as we go through your tuesday. again, we'll warm up today and melt a lot of that. up to 44 in new york. that's great but all that cold air comes in as we go throughout the end of this week and it's going to be frigid for a long time. >> kansas city, minus 3. >> yeah, it's going to be frigid for a long time. no signs whatsoever of any warmth up to christmas. >> thank you very much. >>> to twitter. last night i was struck by weather channel's jim cantore tweeting this. "i can't remember
Comedy Central
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
- so you're telling us that dr. janus has been the owner of city wok all this time? - that's right. of all his multiple personalities, the strongest was lu kim, and we never would have known if it hadn't have been for inspector butters. [applause] - thanks. i'm just glad the whole thing is over and done. maybe now poor ol' dr. janus can finally get the help he needs. - yes, butters, thanks to you maybe dr. janus can get back to his real self. - yes, i'm sure he could. but then again... does the world really need another therapist? - what do you mean? - well, i mean, would it really be so bad for us to just let him go on thinking he's lu kim forever? now that city sushi is gone, city wok is the only chinese restaurant left in town. - oh, yeah. - yeah! let's just let him keep believing he's a chinese man. - done. - good! - all right! [all cheering] - detective, he's asking for a blanket. is that all right? - go ahead. we're gonna process him and get him back to the restaurant. - thank you. [thinking] ooh, i hate a japanese people. they try and shut down my city wok. but they never wi
ABC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
my life to the city. >> rate who yesterday picked up his petitions to make the run, joins six other declared candidates. at least one council member, tommy wells. >> there is an illegal campaign that helped the mayor get elected. we know the fallout is still going on. >> gray, who has not been charged, bristled on being at -- cooperating with federal authorities. >> i have said what i am going to say about this. 20 10 is getting ready to be four years ago. good, a positive man. >> we found more opposition today. >> it was filled with scandal and implications of scandal. >> it would be amusing if he ran and got elected and went to jail. is i think he is a crook and he is under investigation. >> the mayor who frequently banters with reporters, seemed to just want to get out of there. his security blocked reporters from getting on the elevator with him. of voters, thewn attitude of opponents like wells, gray can expect more days like this. the question, can he take it? >> thanks. d.c.t 6:00 p.m., the council has given parliamentary approval to raising the cities minimum-wage. the vote
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
, breathing, growing city, making a city safer. >> reporter: he bris led when asked if his successes were from the former mayor. >> you are wrong, okay? you are plain wrong. >> reporter: they came over to challenge the reporter, aaron wiener. >> that's what they did. a lot of ground breaking with little in the pipeline. there's no funding for it. >> reporter: when gray said he was running on his record, the federal criminal probe into his 2010 campaign. >> have you cooperated? >> mike, i want to talk about the future of the city, okay. i want to talk about the future of the district of columbia. i am a native washingtonian and have given my life to this city. >> reporter: reporters followed him out the door. >> the washington redskins game? i'm done, all right. i'm done. >> it's a clear campaign tactic to rebuff reporters asking questions, but unclear how it will play when voters ask the same questions. we expect them to do so during the campaign. >> feisty tone. >> the mayor usually lets us ride up in the elevator and jokes with us. much more tense. i was surprised. >>> we are getting our loo
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:30am EST
county schools are closed. also in virginia, manassas city, manassas park, spotsylvania county, culpeper county schools are closed. >>> alexandria schools opening two hours late, so are those in frederick county, maryland. a complete list scrolling at the the bottom of your screen now. you can feigned that list at nbcwashington.com as well. >>> it could be a long morning if you have to head out today. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein begins our coverage, our time coverage, this half hour, tom. >>> good morning. i'm happy to report that much of the wade spread freezing rain we've had since last evening has broken up a lot. we just have scattered, light freezing rain. now these areas in pink advancing southwest to northeast. areas in green, that's some light rain now falling in much of prince george's county, charles, calvert, the eastern shore. further north and west, prince william, fauquier, much of fairfax county getting some light freezing rain. many of those locations have had about a tenth of an inch of ice and much of loudoun county as much as 0.3 of an inch of ice, a little
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:35am EST
'alene city as it began to expand, and then once the began to be more people move in the area, as result of while the fort was under construction, gold was discovered up in the mountains. the coeur d'alene mountains. and silver. and thousands of people came here. so if setting up of hotels and various boarding houses and pretty soon there's a hardware store and a general store and you have a 10. coeur d'alene was a transfer point to the gold and silver mines eventually by rail and by steamboat and then by rep again into the mining industry. and so we have all these people coming in to get in the mining district, they need this. and so that's the origin of the economy. what really changed, major change was when the fort was finally closed in 1898, and when they discovered a different route into the mining district, which people didn't have to go up and down the lake on steamboats. they were all rail lines around the lake. this little town was about to go under, but nobody knew this, while all of this is going on the our federal surveys going on in the entire pacific northwest determining
FOX
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. the flees warning is out for everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four d
ABC
Dec 1, 2013 11:35pm EST
-night investigation after a nightmare. early morning train derailment here in new york city. >> it was like a movie scene. >> seven passenger train cars careening off the tracks, two toppling on their sides killing four people, hurting more than 60 others. >> the next thing i know, two people from across the train come flying at me and fell on top of me. >> the metro north express train left hook itsy, new york from -- four manhattan's grand central terminal. the train was running a curve in the bronx and somehow derailed. investigators now looking into unconfirmed reports the train may have been speeding. that theerified claims conductor tried to hit the brakes but they failed. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened that why it happened. train's remaining here until the ntsb has finished inspecting each car where two men and two women lost their lives. in yourber them prayers tonight. it is most unfortunate that this comes during the holiday season. it is a reminder to all of us that life is a precious gift. >> officials believe everyone has been accounted for but investigators are
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
in 100 cities across the country, from new york city to new orleans, to oakland, trying to pressure employers into paying a livable wage of $15 an hour. now they've got a powerful ally on their side, president obama. >> we know that we're going to have a greater and greater portion of our people in the service sector and we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage. >> but the message being pushed by the president and protesters doesn't sit well with some corporate executives. this is a dire prediction for 15 bucks an hour from an executive at white castle. >> there are groups out there that are asking and pleading to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour and to more than double the federally mandated started wage wouldn't be bad for white castle, it would be catastrophic. 406 restaurants and what we know is that would result in closing more than 200 of those restaurants and the ones remaini
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
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NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
york city for an hour and a half. in july a freight train derailed close to the spot of yesterday's derailment. no one was hurt in that i incident. in may a track worker was hit and killed in westhaven. that same month a train derailed and struck a westbound train. 72 people were hurt. one of the people killed in yesterday's crash was headed to midtown manhattan to work on the upcoming christmas tree at rockefeller center. james lavell was an audio technician for the "today" show. at 7:00, the "today" show will remember him. also, new york governor andrew cuomo will be live with the latest on this investigation. >>> happening today, public safety leaders in virginia will spend their last meeting of the year talking about a big issue in northern virginia. the state crime commission will talk about a new law aimed at cracking down on cigarette smuggling. last week news 4 i team took you undercover inside the markets smugglers are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
find, and what did president obama say that may have surprised some? >>> saving a city. on tuesday, detroit will move one more step toward bankruptcy. what price should the city pay to get rid of its massive debt? >>> they're known as weapons of war, but why do some people say drone deliveries could prove to be a danger of all of us as well? >>> hey there, everyone. welcome. it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. we welcome you to "weekends with alex witt." we begin with the deadly winter storm gripping much of the nation. a second arctic blast is making its way across the country. snow it already falling in the nation's capital. we have a picture there of the white house. certainly beautiful, but it can be a mess. along with the snow and freezing rain, millions are bracing for more power outages and more dangerous driving conditions. >> i've only seen it worse once than this in my life. i've been driving for 37 years. >> you try to change lanes and you're going sideways. >> well, hundreds of storm-related accidents have been reported since friday. some people are mak
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
respects. he visited the city after being released from gaol. brian rooney is in la. how are the people there remembering nelson mandela? >> this is one of the most prominent, probably the most prominent black church in los angeles. a lot of people met nelson mandela, thought and prayed about him. they feel a connection to him. they have several services this morning. one dedicated to nelson mandela. the music is fantastic. i'd like to take a moment to take a listen to it. [ singing [ singing ] >> and, of course, there was words of remembrance from the pu pulpit about nelson mandela. >> he dismantled from his prison sell. the giant and the ungrateful wronged giant of apartheid. he disassembled it and brought about hope and liberation not only for himself, but peace-loving people throughout south africa. >> people felt a connection to nelson mandela here. many met here. we spoke to a paritioner who has been here 27 years. one of the most memorable days of her life is when she met nelson mandela. >> i will always remember is that. what is a blessing to meet this gentleman. the one who tol
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am PST
city where we see the snow transition over to rain. we are seeing temperatures gradually rising just above freezing out here in some of the areas in time for the morning commute. in new england and boston we are seeing the snow going down. i want to mention some of the totals because they were incredible. about 8.6 inches of snow parts of delaware with the snow. the snow was widespread yesterday across parts of the great lakes and even some freezing precipitation and winter weather across parts of the plains. there is going to be another shot. it shouldn't be that bad. we will see more white stuff as we head into tomorrow. current windchill temperatures it is stim very told. dangerously cold across the midwest and the north earn plains. feels like 19 degrees in rapid city. 5 below in minneapolis. the high temperature in minneapolis 0 degrees. >> it can be dangerous on the roads. >> thanks maria. >> horrible tory to tell you about. an iraq veteran gunned down christmas shopping for his parents. jim vester was killed responding to a craig's list ad for an ipad p. police arrested two te
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
to six inches of snow from oklahoma city into st. louis, starting tonight. ice for little rock and dallas. john and diana, back to you. >> jim, thank you. >>> stay with abc news for the latest on this cold snap. "gma" will have team coverage. a look at what's happening out there and what is still to come. >>> investigators in mexico have recovered a stolen truck loaded with dangerous radioactive materials. but they warn those thieves may be in grave dangers themselves. mexican troops are standing on guard of that recovered truck around the clock until the experts can safely dispose of a hazardous cobalt 60. >> this is material that could be used if used properly, in a very dangerous dirty bomb. they need to know how to handle the material without giving themselves incapacitating doses of radiation. >> it appears the thieves may have done that. investigators believe they cracked open the device and removed some of the cobalt 60. they could be at risk of dying within another day or two. >>> connecticut state officials have lost their long legal battle to keep those painful 911 calls from la
NBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:30pm EST
involved in a new york city train derailment. tonight we're a learning more about the four people killed as investigators try to find out what went wrong. >>> a crime scene outside an nfl stadium. one person dead after struggle in the parking lot. >>> and the d.c. man offers a thousand dollar reward for an arrest in this week's sex assault in upper northwest. why he's trying to bring closure to someone he's never met. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with the investigation into that deadly commuter train derailment in new york city. investigators have recovered the train's black box data recorder. it will help them learn what was going on at the moment of the crash. four people died. tonight police identified those victims. two were women, two were men. one of them was headed to new york city to work on the rockefeller center christmas tree. more than 60 people were also injured in the crash. nbc's jay gray talked to survivors on that train. >> tonight investigators say they located the black box in the wreckage in the metro-north commuter train which could provide key data from the ac
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
in the spotlight. bob filner will be sentenced for sexually harassing women at campaign events or city hall. filner will probably not be serving prison time. because after plea deal he will get three months of home confinement, three years of probation and mandatory mental health treatment. 19 women accused him of inappropriate behavior during his time in office. jon: some silicon valley giants say the nsa went to far greater lengths to collect data on americans than they first thought. what some of the biggest names in technology like google and facebook are trying to do bit. >>> a major storm causing chaos on the roads and creating a nightmare for air travelers as well. meteorologist maria molina will have your forecast next. ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah jon: coverage you'll only see here on "happening now" a storm that's dumped plenty of snow across parts of the midwest now setting sights on the northeast. your full forecast only moments away. jury selection begins today in the newlywed murder trial in montana. woman accused of pushing her husband off a cliff. she says it
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
. thousands of minimum-wage employees in hundreds of cities around the country are not working today. -- thee protesting protests at this broadway mcdonald's started before dawn. withyees marched out demands an hour before lunch time. the iconic obama posters have been changed from hope to help. they are wearing santa hats and jingle bells, but it is a union to moveational movement them from $7.25 an hour to more than double to nearly $15. the fast food industry warns if you raise the minimum wage, you create fewer jobs and raise the prices of meals by as much as 20%. perhaps fueling this one-day strike and demonstrations is the fact that president obama has expressed support in the past couple of days for the movement that has drawn nearly 50,000 signatures on an online petition to secure the right to unionize. this woman says, we have to pay extensive rent, food, and metro. $10 after 11 years, it's just not enough. >> back here live, a typical fast food employee makes just $19,000 a year. some of these folks say they are willing to get arrested to get the point across. right now, they are o
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
are talking like neighbors do, a typical saturday is city scene, but these people have more in common than a zip code. they're all the victims of people who went on an overnight blitz with parked cars. >> i saw two or three other spots with glass broken and i said oops, it's going to be my car, too. >> here along this stretch of new york avenue, a gateway to the city, it tep fis development, vest detention, commercial, thriving. dozens of cars were hit and it looks like some things were stolen. >> my girlfriend's prescription glasses, some sunglasses of mine. >> some items were untouched. one victim didn't realize her car had been targeted. >> i got in my car and noticed it was really cold and i looked back and realized my passenger rear window had been smashed. >> not just this is a busy stretch of new york avenue. it's what's just across the intersection there -- that's a police station. >> it's pretty surprising, i mean nobody has ever seen anything like that happen over in this area. >> well some in the area say it's not the first time parked cars have been hit. regardless, it couldn't
CBS
Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
today. only 18 food trucks selected by city lottery were allowed to park at 7th and maryland avenue. all others had to stay at least 200 feet away and park at meters where they had to pay the regular rate like the rest of us. >> there was no stress. i pulled in at 10:32, like there was a spot waiting for me. didn't have to hassle with other cars. didn't have to jostle with other food trucks. >> this was the first day a food truck lottery took effect. for the rest of december, eight popular locations, 95 spaces are reserved for the lottery winners. >> if you're not a part of this, you're missing out on major money. >> you'll be participating every month? >> the spaces are not free. lottery participates paid the city $150 per month. they are allowed to park for four hours. the food truck industry in washington has grown by leaps and bounds over the past three years. as a matter of fact, 150 trucks now in the city streets on any given day. and the city government is getting its share. the city estimates over the next four years, they will take in $3.4 million in sales tax revenue. >>
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am EST
city, missouri on our lines for democrats. good morning. i am a liberal democrat from kansas city, missouri and i want to say a couple of things real quick. the media has gotten 80% of -- 40% of americans think he is a communist from kenya. and obama is a moderate republican. he is lower taxes for the very rich when they were supposed to be temporary. but because of clinton's surplus they have extended that. he got caught in an economic bind and he helped out the bankers. what he is doing with the insurance company are trying to do is trying to use free enterprise to regulate and turn the insurance companies who, by andway, are scam artists, turned them into a regulated utility and set some rules for the game and all the subsidies are going to the insurance companies. obviously, he's got to keep them from profiteering by putting a limit out so if they have a higher overhead than 20% they have to repay the money. well, we are trying to get people health insurance. and got thes in it pharmacy going and they put in the rule that the government can't negotiate pharmacy prices -- i go
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's head over to rosemary orozco. we have the oakland holiday children's parade today. hoping for some good weather for that. >> it will be dry. bring the winter coat. you will need it again. behind this system cold air spilling into the bay area, could be breezy for some of us into the afternoon. it will be a chilly one. we'll struggle in the upper 40s the sun is shining it's makes its way up. another, i don't know, minute or two until the fish sunrise. we might be right up on it. we're clearing out this morning. let's look at some of the rainfall totals over the last 24 hours. .47 in napa. .4 in santa rosa. almost .3 for oakland, san francisco picking up almost .4. san jose picking up .13. we have seen snowfall in areas right around the santa cruz mountains, right over the summit, mount st. helena has reported a little snow. northern areas of napa county reported some snow yesterday. a few sprinkles that ma
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's 7 degrees right now in kansas city. the reason i'm bringing that up let's take a look, it's 31 in fairbanks, alaska. it's much colder in the midwest and central u.s. than it is in alaska. crazy weather pattern right now. mika this continues this week areas like new york, baltimore, d.c., snow tomorrow morning maybe an inch or two to make for another slippery commute. >> bill, thanks. we'll be back in touch with you. we're going to have a story coming up about the republican party and members of it finally coming together. amazing. calling for unity. but first today's "new york times" is out with a powerful piece on the challenges facing the city's homeless particularly children. the article focuses on an 11-year-old, one of 22,000 homeless children in new york, the most since the great depression. data shows half of new yorkers live at or below the poverty line. it's not just new york. 20% of kids nationwide live in poverty. only romania has a higher rate among developed nations. in washington, congress is debating whether to extend jobless benefits to the long term unemployed.
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
think a lot -- i heard tommy wells the other day. he's puffing up the fact that the city has corruption. well, you know, they do have some problems, like any place else. but he is using this as campaign talk. bowser, again, using it as campaign talk. the thing that gray has going for him is his base. he still has a base in this town, a very strong base. and in addition to that, he pulled on another base and that is development. >> dave if, the mayor is not charged with anything, do you think all these other candidates will stay in the race? >> that's a good question. you have to wonder, what was their calculation in getting in? either gray would be wounded by some charge or that he wouldn't be able to run and this is a shot for me. but they're in now. i mean, at this point in time, based on my reporting, i'm not getting a sense that anybody wants to drop out. but it's going to be -- but it's going to be a hot race. let the games begin. but the games have changed. it's going to get hot for mayor gray out there. they're going to focus on his -- these suppositions or suspicions of what's g
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, and some controversy to the city. >> reporter: many of the employees at wal-mart's georgia avenue store were excited about their newest and by far biggest business. >> it's fabulous. >> and we don't have to go all the way to maryland to get our groceries and products now. >> reporter: wal-mart says 23,000 amly cants applied for jobs at georgia avenue and the h. street stores, 600 people have been hired. we learned at midday today that company policy would not let us talk to employees at random. can't talk to employees unless what? >> you can have a media representative. >> reporter: in private conversation at georgia avenue we found an army veteran a former nursing home employee, and a wal-mart transfer. board council member bowser on who got jobs. >> we understand there's about 70% d.c. residents, front line employees and management employees and coming from veryless by. >> reporter: approved an interview with the pharmacist. a five year wal-mart employee at howard university graduate. >> i started out in 2008 at a cashier. and then i had the opportunity to talk with my manager at that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
at the timing. lots of cold air in place. on 4 o'clock that's when we'll see the snow in new york city. it looks like we may not see much, but we are finally seeing the snow come down past new york, and then we'll get a mix of the warmer air surge from the south and the wintry weather will change to rain, so the monday morning commute will be a bit nasty. >> breaking news out of iraq where 16 are dead after a series of bombings across baghdad. it occurred in are predominantly shiite muslim district. violence in iraq has reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accid
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
visited the city in 1990 after his release from prison. brian rooney is live outside that church. explain to us why that church is such a special connection to nelson mandela >> reporter: well, it's one of the most prominent churches in all of los angeles, and it is a community focus. it's always been involved. and back in the days when nelson mandela was in prison and america was going through its civil rights era, there was a special connection. people here were inspired by nelson mandela andrew strength from him. and then to have him come and visit only a few months after he got out of prison was quite a big event here they have been remembering him in church services all day. and i would like to take a listen for a minute here they just do wonderful services here ♪ ♪ amen. ♪ amen. ♪ amen. ♪ >> reporter: we have with us now one of the leaders of those services, senior pastor j. edgar boyd. thanks for being with us. >> thank you. >> i wondered: how do you, in a relatively brief service, how down memorialize this man? >> it's almost impossible to memorialize him because it is
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
like roanoke. it's a quick hit of snow for places like d.c., philly, up to new york city. maybe a couple of inches before you see a changeover to freezing rain and eventually rain. the monday morning commute in the interior northeast will be icy. allow extra time for that. meanwhile, even though the storminess has left the south, the cold is locked in. we're below freezing in dallas. with a freezing fog advisory. it will be awhile until they thaw out. we'll tell you the timing on the thaw, the western chill, the eastern storm. there's plenty of weather. dan? >> thank you, lee. >>> ground zero in this mess is as lee indicated, dallas, where the airport has turned into a massive shelter for thousands of passengers. iced in by the storm. abc's mike boettcher is at dallas ft. worth international with the latest. mike, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dan. well, this storm hit here 48 hours ago. if you're a passenger here at dfw airport or just driving to your destination, you're still feeling the effects. the ice fell. but the ice did not melt. a record arctic air blast has
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
to changing the law that restricts building heights in washington. city officials want taller buildings to accommodate all the growth downtown. the national capitol planning commission voted against any major changes. issa says he doesn't want to write off changing that law that generally requires buildings to be no taller than the width of the streets they face. >>> we are learning of new delays for the opening of the silver line. jim handly is at the live desk with more. >> the silver line was supposed to open in january. we are learning now about new potential issue that is could delay the project. the metropolitan airport says testing has identified problems with the train control system. they tell us software changes are being made now to make the system right. after the changes are made, more testing will be done before the project is handed over to metro. bottom line, riders may not be able to ride the silver line until the end of march. officials say their goal is safety and they want to make sure everything is perfect before opening the silver line for passenger travel. from th
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
of their lives spreading to city to city, country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed thanks to the courage and love of some of you in this room and around the world awareness soars, research surged, prevention, treatment, and care save millions of lives in the richest countries and the world's poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and access to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a health department and wonderful life. you'll have a partner in me, and i said if the united states wanted to be the global leader in combating this disease, then we needed to agent like it by doing our part and by leading the world to do more together, and that's what we've done in partnership with some of you. we created the first aids strategy rooted in a simple vision, that every person should get access to a life extending care, regardless of age, gender, race, or ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic status. we continue to support the ryan white care act to help under served c
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
miles north of new york city with an update on conditions there. dylan. >> reporter: hey, brian. you know here in poughkeepsie, new york, we woke up to a coating of snow. then after it snowed briefly, it quickly turned over to freezing rain. not a lot, but just enough that you see a glaze over the ground here. now, we had periods of moderate freezing rain off and on throughout the morning. it's still kind of freezing drizzle right now. but if you look up at the trees, it's not like we're seeing a massive coating of ice that's going to bring down trees and power lines. at least in this area. so we are still getting the storm. the storm that was in california just on saturday. but it's in a much lesser form. we're not really seeing as much activity going on here as we did, like areas in philadelphia and down through baltimore. delaware ended up with about a foot of snow. but here it's just the freezing rain that's a nuisance this morning. we're running around 30 degrees so the roads could still potentially be very slippery. the parking lots this morning were extremely slippery because
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
and they are here to reassure people and protect them and soon they'll be disarming the various groups in this city. that isn't happening yet. the rules of engagement mean the french can only shoot when they come under attack. >> translator: there are lots of people calling us directly on the phone telling us that selica forces are attacking and when we arrive there is no one there so we have to play a game of cat and mouse. >> muslims are being killed too. these men are mourning the death of a community leader. they want the french to stay but not to interfere in their political process. >> translator: has to stay and france has to help us hold elections so we can choose a president deserving of that name. and lead the country. jotadea has to stay for the transition. >> there are some people who are comparing this to rwanda in 1994. the genocide there killed hundreds of thousands of people. there are differences. that was ethnic violence. here it is sectarian. and religious leaders are preaching peace, not hate. >> translator: there's a growing atmosphere of vengeance. you can't call it geno
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
, invest in clean energy, to help our cities and towns build in more resilient ways so that they can add depth to a changing climate and keep our communities safe, but also to prepare to be a broader and more vocal leader on the issue of climate change in international discussions. as you know, in september, epa proposed urban pollution standards for new power plants using our authority that congress gave us under the clean air act. those power plant labor --ations our proposals regulations are proposals that would impact new facilities being constructed. new would ensure any facilities from this point forward would use modern technologies that are available to reduce carbon pollution. epa will also next june be proposing new standards that will also provide significant flexibility to the state that will effectively protect public health from carbon pollution from the existing power plants. that will be an opportunity to reduce the current levels of carbon pollution emitted by power plants and put us on a energy, cleantic energy generation and innovation. of bothut the process looking at
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:30pm PST
and now philadelphia is really feeling it. a blanket of snow already covering the city. meteorologist janice dean is in the fox extreme weather center with more. j.d.? >> at this time in the next hour oo so or in an hour or two we're going to see the snow moving into new york city. delays all over the northeast i-95 corridor as we go through the next 6 to 12 hours we're going to see significant delays up towards new york and boston tomorrow, interior sections as well. call ahead. if you're at the airport, expect those delays and cancellations, unfortunately. let's go out in time and show you where we'll see -- see the pink on the map? that's freezing rain and sleet. we could see a significant accumulation into this evening, into the overnight. that's new york. mainly a rain event but we're going to see snow and then a change over into that wintry mix and then an all-rain event starting in the afternoon and then towards the afternoon the dinnertime, up towards new england and then we'll be done with it. however, over the next 6 to 12 hours, things are going to be tricky. there's our fo
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
attacks on new york city that day started roughly 9:00 a.m. that day. the print version of the newspapers were already out. the front page of the "new york times" on september 11th, 2001. it was about school dress codes and how hot morning tv is. the first edition of the "new york times" that contained reporting on what happened on september 11th, 2001, that was the edition that came out on september 12th. in that day's paper, in the september 12th, they ran a by a photographer named richard drew. it shows a man falling. falling from the upper floors of the world trade center to his death. a lot of photos were taken of people that died that way they day. it is estimated a couple hundred people may have died that way on 9/11. their images, falling from buildings, they were captured by multiple photographers in still images and on video. the "new york times" and other videos, that ran the images, they did not run those images again after that day. now whether there was an overt backlash against them, or whether they just thought better of it with the passage of time, it's hard to figure out
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
that only three of the city's ladder trucks were certified and the department had no money in the fy 2013 budget for new fire equipment. >> i cannot ignore the fact that no capital dollars were requested to see that you had the trucks and ambulances you needed this year's budget. >> the chief insisted the problems were all on him. >> i am responsible. when it comes time to share the credit, there are a lot of people behind the scenes that help make things go. when it comes to be responsible for what doesn't go well, that is my responsibility. hise testified that in view, the tee -- the d.c. fire department has been roped in for the last 15 years. reporting live from the john ford, abc 7ing, sam news. >> one month after virginia's election, one race has left the ballot box and gone to the courtroom. after the votes were counted, democrat mark haring led by less than 200. now, the recount begins. the northern virginia chief is in richmond with that story. >> the statewide recount will begin on december 17 in all districts across the state accept for fairfax -- except for fairfax county whic
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:30am EST
-9 for the season. they host the kansas city chiefs next sunday. >> it's been one of those seasons. maybe we'll just look forward to next season. >>> let's check the forecast. so far so good, chuck. >> a couple of things you'll notice. that's really crowdy. do i need the umbrella? you don't. you don't need that at all. it's not that cold outside. temperatures now had mid to upper 30s in the suburbs. 39 degrees in falls church this morning. your you monday morning looks this way. temperatures in the 30s now, into the low 40s by 8:00. mid-40s by 10:00 a.m. this morning. a lot of clouds but not much of anything in the way of a rain chance. that's just about average for early september. >>> if you're traveling in charles county waking up, good morning to you. nice and clear. nice and clear taking it from accokeek, nothing but these little green cars. no delays, no accidents. traveling along 301. a live look. as you travel northbound at the split for 5, no accidents there the. as you continue your trip on i-66, your commute is coming up in ten minutes. richard? >> melissa mollet hases a story from the li
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
to turn the tracks back over to the city within the next couple days here. >> all right. jay gray live in the bronx for us. thank you. >>> covering prince george's county, a deadly shooting inside a gas station has police searching for a killer this afternoon. right now, we know the victim is a man in his 20s who is not an employee. he was killed on walters lane in forestville. they have not released whether the crime was recorded. ahead at 5:00, tracee wilkins shows us whether prince george's county has cut the violence crime since this time last year. >>> the sound of repair crews working to fix this water main that sent water rush sboog the street of montgomery county. the main broke in gaithersburg. about 50 residents woke up to find they didn't have water. at one point, the water was knee deep. some residents tell us, this isn't the first time it's happened in their neighborhood. >> this one was shaking the house, shaking the street. ift was loud. it seemed as though, it was a tremor like in the past. >> they hope to have the main fixed and the water back on sometime this evening.
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
city. he is joining us live now. good morning, david. >> good morning, angie. >> traveling to south africa to pay their respects to mandela, four u.s. presidents. how significant is their presence? >> it's a huge symbol of what he meant to america and the impact that he had not just on america but the rest of the world. it's been written about overnight and it's significant to say that unlike dr. martin luther king jr. or gandhi, mandela was able to live long enough. he wasn't killed. he was able to see the fruits of that struggle to reach the presidency in south africa and truly a descendent figure because of his personal virtue and our presidents paying tribute to him only magnifies that. >> and over the past few days we've heard so much about his extraordinary story and the life that he led. there really isn't another figure like mandela now to compare him to, right, david? >> no, there isn't. the arc of his life and international acclaim that he received, the era in which he lived. we live in an information age where all of one's shortcomings would be excessed more than perhaps
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
there will be over 60 events, 60 cities, counties, towns, and more coming every day, of parents, community groups, clergy, are union how toions talking about do bottom up reform, solution reform, community-based reform that actually helps kids be more successful than schools. so we are seeing this community work and this bottom-up organizing in public education, as well as in economic issues. job issues. >> mr. sellwood. >> you mentioned that we should not have a race to the bottom in this country. with what we saw in detroit, is does that raise the specter because other cities could resort to bankruptcy court to get out of pension promises they have made to workers? and secondly, how do you put this in a broader perhaps context of the fights that labor has fall in recent years with collective bargaining and pensions and perhaps the erosion of the social contract that other employees have enjoyed, which has been part of the deal for decades, and whether that is being unraveled? >> i think you are seeing ads and flows of this. in 2010, if you asked me that question, i would have quite a different
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
cities are picking up quickly, some aren't. keep are you going to looking for work or have you given up? caller: i will keep looking. fairs, i apply for work every day. i search for jobs every day, update my resume. i talk to all those people that i am supposed to talk to. i even tried to get back to school. it is difficult for some people. ,ost: three lines this morning for under 30, 31 to age 50, and 51 and over. our next caller -- caller: i spend a lot of time intel has see helping people for my business fraternity and different organizations looking for jobs, especially coming out of college or even if you are a currently in college. tallahassee is growing really quickly. we added a lot of different jobs here. -- ild say the only issue am definitely very optimistic about the job market. jobsnk there are a lot of out there, especially if you spend a lot of time looking at them and filtering through them. especially like the universities. i think the issue that we are having is so many of these jobs and 1010ng for five years experience or they will exchange out for education, for a co
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
thoughts of what is next. span, we are featuring the history and literary scene of the northern idaho city and on american history tv and booktv, 5:00 eastern time on c- span3, we will air our look at the area's connection to the area nation and its leader, richard butler, and how concerned citizens fought against the group. here is a preview. >> an aerospace engineer who retired in the mid-70's and moved with his wife betty and they bought property and he make the land and property a nonprofit church. that was basically the birth. 1981, they burned the first cross there on the property and started holding annual world congresses. >> richard butler was not a person that was dynamic and he was not a great speaker, but he was quite effective at publicity. lot ofas able to get a publicist he not only with the national media, but even at times international media. i think they were fascinated with the idea that he created these two organizations. it was somewhat unique in the sense that his political arm, which was neo-nazi are really not the nasty datsun -- doctrine, the political arm, and th
ABC
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
of cars, like these, in rapid city, have been spinning out of control and running off the roads. today, they are bracing for blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches of snow from the dakotas to michigan. the icy blast is threatening citrus growers across california. farmers have been scrambling to insulate their crops, wrapping trees, spraying water and using wind machines to circulate warmer air. forecasters say they could see record lows by tomorrow evening. cold enough to jeopardize those crops. >>> the arctic weather system is moving coast to coast putting windchills in the danger zone. >> let's get the latest from accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >>> good morning, john and diana. extreme cold on tap for the nation's mid section and much of the west. an arctic the air mass dives in out of canada on the fringes of that colder air an area of low pressure is drifting toward lake superior. we're going to see snowfall in the upper midwest again today. for a bull's eye, 6 to 12 inches of snow. duluth, three to six-inch range into minneapolis
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
it did overnight in the northern suburbs of new york city, icy roads contributed to this nasty multi-car pileup in yonkers. it sent 40 people to the hospital. no one was killed. >>> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled today across the country. a number that's sure to grow. here's a live look at philadelphia's international airport where more than eight inches of snow fell yesterday. >> the hardest storm hit at kickoff for the philadelphia eagles game. blinding snow and wind making for a memorable matchup with the lions. with more on that, here's devin dwyer. >> reporter: the nasty mix of snow and ice creating pileup after pileup. near milwaukee, a 30-car crash injured dozens, shutting down interstate i-94. >> it was bad. you could barely see on the road. >> reporter: whiteout conditions also snagging drivers in pennsylvania. where this 50-car wreck outside of philly killed one man. in new york city, a pileup of 20 cars. slippery streets from wisconsin to virginia and all the way into new england will make this morning's commute a mess. >> we want to make sure we get a lot of s
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
snow in salt lake city through the day today. but then tomorrow morning, the snow fills in through the northern plains and then moves up into minneapolis and into the chicago area as well. watch what happens, though, by 10:00 p.m. on sunday, we are looking at snow in new york c y city, however, it is going to change over to rain as we go into sunday night and monday. for today, though, we do have several winter storm warnings and the higher elevation moving into the rockies through the day today. and we are going to see the threat possibly in aspen 9 to 12 inches of snow. i want to show you what happens as we go through the rest of the weekend. we are going to see some moderate amounts of snow through the northern plains and western great lakes as we go into tomorrow morning. then we are going to see some ice. perhaps a tenth of an inch to a quarter of an inch from ohio to virginia even raleigh, north carolina could have a coating of ice. sunday night and monday the snow accumulates with as much as nine inches of know? especially in new england. we will watch it throughout the wee
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
and recently the toronto city council stripped him of most of his power. still, though, he refuses to step down and denies that he's got an alcohol problem. >> makes for good radio maybe. >>> if you didn't already know virginia is for lovers, you will know. check out the brand-new state license tag. it was unveiled today, hits the road in march. this plate replaces that plain blue and white jobbie we've seen around here for decades. >>> speaking of lovers, katie, you watching us tonight? if, so someone is looking for you. he's hoping for a christmas miracle. we are, too. >> do you remember reese? evidently the two of you met in hong kong. you were trying because you lost your friend and he tried to cheer you up and at the end of the night you said find me. that's exactly what reese is trying to do now. the 25-year-old new zealander set up a facebook page with the hopes of finding this young lady. he only knows her young name and that she's from d.c. katie, if you're out there, give us a call or hit us up on facebook. >> go for it. this is like super romantic. >>> there's the traditional support
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